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I wanted to definitely be a musician or a good preacher or a heck of a baseball player. I couldn't play ball too good - I hurt my finger, and I stopped that. I couldn't preach, and well, all I had left was getting into the music thing.
I don't want to make any judgments, and I don't want to preach, but I'm hoping that marriage can work: that when people do fall in love, when people do find their soul mate, everyone sticks to it. It has the potential to be a very powerful thing, marriage.
Each department and institution has its own authorities and responsibilities, and they act on that basis. It is wrong to even compare such actions to what is done in Guantanamo or elsewhere by the Americans. They do not stand on a high moral platform to preach to others.
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
We all need to kind of preach to ourselves. I grew up in church, and I don't think I necessarily understood what it meant to be called into the culture and the community in the city that you're in or the town that you're in and live effectively and be informed and be gracious with people.
I am a pastor, and I teach and preach the Bible to my congregation every week. But the Bible is not a manufacturer's handbook. Neither is it a science textbook nor a guidebook for public policy.
I try hard not to preach, but I get carried away, which is a mistake, but it's a risk worth running.
I don't preach or try to impress my views upon people.
If I ever wrote a book on preaching, it would contain three words: Preach the Word. Get rid of all the other stuff that gets you sidetracked; preach the Word.
Charles R. Swindoll
To be a writer does not mean to preach a truth, it means to discover a truth.
I still get to preach 14, 15 times a year. But you have to make a living.
J. C. Watts
So many people preach that they love fashion, but really it's what I live for!
Preach not because you have to say something, but because you have something to say.
England is the breeding ground of fundamentalist Muslims. Its social logic is to allow all religions to preach openly. But this is illogic, because none of the other religions preach apocalyptic violence. And yet England allows it.
'The Truth' is not meant to preach or point any fingers. It's meant to show that perhaps we should all avoid taking the moral high ground unless we have thought about things a bit more.
When I teach, I preach. I thump the Bible. I exhort my students morally. I talk to them about the dedicated life.
I want to knock on people's doors and preach. But I also meet a lot of people on planes and in restaurants, and you can preach with them or place some literature with them.
I love to read about healthy eating and preach to my husband, who doesn't listen. Now I'm trying to teach it to my daughters.
We don't have to stand on a soap-box and preach because hopefully we're channelling it through the new record.
Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations and advocate abroad good-will towards all men?
I must begin by telling you that I do not like to preach on Reformation Sunday. Actually, I have to put it more strongly than that. I do not like Reformation Sunday, period.
I knew from the age of four that I wanted to preach. I didn't even consider it strange that grown people were listening to this kid preaching until I was around thirteen. I have never believed in limitations.
I always preach that you have to be active as a citizen no matter what, and some people just voting as an excuse not to do anything.
After 26 years, I am still practicing what I preach.
Kenneth H. Cooper
I'm a committed Christian. I worship in my own way. That's my business. That's not the business of the pharisees who are going to preach to me about what I do and then do something else.
When asked if I consider myself Buddhist, the answer is, Not really. But it's more my religion than any other because I was brought up with it in an intellectual and spiritual environment. I don't practice or preach it, however.
Any politician is to a certain degree a mentor. They preach something.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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